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AHCT adjusts to abnormal times as enrollment numbers jump due to...

So-called "Bidencare" and Connecticut lawmakers' consideration of adding a public option could benefit the state's uninsured, AHCT CEO James Michel says.

CT and NY senators angrily oppose Trump’s Supreme Court pick

Blumenthal, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, will not meet Barrett.

NY and CT attorneys general sue HHS over rule change to...

"It is unconscionable that we are having this debate in the midst of a pandemic," said Tong.

NY, CT seek Supreme Court review of Affordable Care Act case

"No one wants to return to the days where insurers discriminated against patients with so-called pre-existing conditions," said Tong.

NY and CT attorneys general join to support ACA contraception coverage

New York Attorney General Letitia James called the case "another attempt to control women’s bodies, their choices and their freedom."

State lawmakers approve restaurant bill, hospital settlement – but Obamacare dealt...

Soon after the ratification of the hospital agreement came word that a federal appeals court has ruled that the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate is unconstitutional, in light of the U.S. Congress’ elimination of the tax penalty that was intended to enforce it.

U.S. Sen. Murphy seeks to cancel Trump change on ACA premium...

The senator accused the Trump Administration of being "hell-bent" in denying ACA access to Americans.

Yonkers, Stamford make list of cities with most uninsured residents

The survey reported that, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the national uninsured rate rose in 2018 to 8.5% from 7.9% in 2017 -- the first year there was an increase since the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, took effect.

After Obamacare ruled unconstitutional, CT lawmakers and health care officials scramble

“We are committed to upholding the ACA and the support it provides to the residents of our state,” said AHCT CEO James Michel.

Access Health CT expanding customer outreach ahead of open enrollment

As for ongoing concerns about the possibility of major reforms to, or repeal of, the Affordable Care Act, new CEO James Michel dismissed it as “background noise."

New York chops requested rate hikes from state marketplace insurers

The private companies selling individual plans in the New York State of Health marketplace had asked for rate increases averaging 24 percent, but the state instead approved rate increases averaging 8.6 percent.

With future of Obamacare in doubt, insurers propose CT rate hikes...

The proposed average individual rate increase request is 12.3 percent, while the proposed average small group rate increase is 10.22 percent.

State marketplace health insurers blame individual mandate repeal for 24 percent...

The 14 insurers operating in the state’s individual health insurance marketplace requested, on average, a 24 percent rate hike, up significantly from last year’s average requests of 17 percent.

Pair of bills to salvage parts of Obamacare introduced in CT...

The bills differ significantly when it comes to penalizing citizens who forgo health care coverage.

New York Obamacare exchange touts record 4.3 million people enrolled

New York State of Health boosted sign ups for the state's Medicaid and Essential Plan offerings, as well as in the commercial plans sold on the exchange.